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August 25th, 2015

Sheridan Man Sentenced to Probation

A 17-year-old Sheridan man was sentenced in district court in Sheridan Tuesday to supervised probation under a Wyoming statute that will allow the conviction to be removed from his record if he completes probation successfully.

SRO Program Proves Successful

Looking ahead to next week when school convenes in Sheridan, we asked School Resource Officer Howie Fitzpatrick to remind us what his job as a police officer is in his capacity at the school.

Grant Pays Emergency Coordinator’s Wages

A grant from Homeland Security was approved recently by the Sheridan County Commission. Commissioners Tom Ringley and Bob Rolston gave the details, at my prompting, during a recent Public Pulse show.

Former Vice President Cheney, Daughter Liz Visit Sheridan

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Liz, who is a former deputy assistant secretary of state, are expected to make a visit to Sheridan in October to speak at the Sheridan County Republican Party’s Reagan Day Dinner.

Fires Banned on WGFD Lands

With the dry conditions and local county fire restrictions in place, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Sheridan Region. The news comes through a release issued by the department.

August 24th

District 1 Enrollment Appears 'Slightly Up'

Enrollment in schools in Big Horn, Ranchester and Dayton may be slightly up from last year, according to Sheridan County School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza.

Caution Urged in Bear Country

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging hunters and other backcountry users to be cautious when in bear country, and to carry and know how to use bear spray.

Demples Buy PO News

An old business in downtown Sheridan is under new ownership. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

‘Your Happy Place’

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This new coffee house on Broadway is helping customers find their happy place and Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott stopped by to see if she could find hers.

Sheridan County Museum is Gearing Up for Fall

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With summer programs coming to an end, the Sheridan County Museum is looking towards their Fall schedule. Museum Director John Woodward said events kick off in early September.